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SA's firefighters: We all lost an opportunity

2016-06-19 12:41

Fin24 reader PJ suggests that the firefighters sent to Canada should have persevered as it could have been a first small step leading to bigger opportunities.

Family of beheaded Canadian backs no ransom policy

2016-06-15 08:04

Relatives of a Canadian man slain by Islamic militants in the Philippines say they agree with Canada's policy of not paying ransom for hostages.

Canada household debt remains near record 165%

2016-06-14 15:30

Canadian household debt as a ratio of disposable income remained near a record in the first quarter.

McLaren's Jenson Button lifts the lid on future plans

2016-06-14 10:34

McLaren driver Jenson Button is not allowing rumours to detract him of his future plans, saying that he'll make a decision at the end of the 2016 season.

Firefighters deployed to Canada arrive in SA

2016-06-14 09:27

The 301 firefighters who were deployed to Canada to help suppress wildfires there have arrived home.

Don't condemn firefighters returning from Canada - minister

2016-06-13 18:16

The 301 firefighters who were deployed to Canada to help suppress wildfires there are coming back home, says the department of environmental affairs, adding that South Africans should not condemn them.

Trudeau says Canadian hostage in Philippines 'likely' executed

2016-06-13 16:26

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it is "likely" that a Canadian kidnapped by Islamic militants in the southern Philippines nearly nine months ago has been killed.

Canadian GP: Hamilton delivers Montreal 'KO'

2016-06-13 09:53

Lewis Hamilton paid a fitting tribute to Muhammad Ali when he produced a perfectly-judged and determined drive to win the 2016 Canadian GP.

Ferrari shopping for a new driver?

2016-06-13 09:01

Red Bull and Force India have issued a firm 'hands off' amid speculation Ferrari is shopping around to replace Kimi Raikkonen.

Canadian premier ‘disturbed’ by how little SA firefighters were paid

2016-06-11 15:48

Canadian premier Rachel Notley has said she chose to send South African firefighters back home because their daily allowance was below her province’s minimum wage, a report says.

 

Protesting firefighters showed courage against exploitation - Numsa

2016-06-16 12:06

South Africans firefighters who went on strike in Canada were ‘ruthlessly’ exploited, the National Union of Metalworkers of SA said on Thursday.

Parliamentary committee 'concerned' about SA firefighters debacle

2016-06-14 21:14

The parliamentary portfolio committee on Environmental Affairs says it will engage with the Department of Environmental Affairs to 'fully understand' the salary dispute involving South African firefighters who had gone to Canada to help suppress wildfires there.

Mercedes F1 boss critical of 2017 rule changes

2016-06-14 11:04

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff believes that F1 changing the rules for 2017 is wrong for the sport; especially since Ferrari and Red Bull have made great progress.

Philippine officials confirm Canadian hostage was beheaded

2016-06-14 10:33

Philippine officials have confirmed that Abu Sayyaf militants beheaded a Canadian man, the second Canadian hostage to be killed by Abu Sayyaf militants in two months after their demands for a large ransom were not met.

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Buildings on lockdown in down town Toronto

2016-06-13 17:23

A number of government and university buildings in down town Toronto have been closed amid reports of a suspicious person in the area.

Ferrari did what?! 5 things we learned from the 2016 Canadian GP

2016-06-13 14:06

From Ferrari's botched tyre strategy to Nico Rosberg's bizarre final-lap blunder... the 2016 Canadian GP, won by Lewis Hamilton, left fans with many points to ponder.

Canadian GP: Rosberg apologises for swearing

2016-06-13 09:05

Nico Rosberg had some harsh words during his first-lap incident with team mate Lewis Hamilton at the 2016 Canadian GP.

Mediator, envoy sent to intervene in singing firefighters' pay battle

2016-06-12 08:34

A mediator from Working on Fire has been sent to Canada by Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa to assist in resolving the pay dispute involving a team of firefighters, the department says.

Canada sends singing SA firefighters home

2016-06-11 10:40

Canada has asked South Africa's singing firefighters to go home after an internal pay dispute could not be resolved, Working on Fire has said.

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